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Le Sommer strike sees France edge England

A stunning first-half strike from Eugenie Le Sommer was the difference as France edged England 1-0 to open Group F play in Moncton at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"That was a real international-class match. Although the result was negative, there are still lots of positives we can take from the game. I’m most happy about how my defenders held firm against one of the best teams in the world," Mark Sampson, England coach.

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15:50
The final whistle sounds.
15:46
90'+ALUKO (England) sees an effort go off target.
15:43
87' LAVOGEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace NECIB (out) (France)
15:40
84'HENRY (France) commits a foul.
15:39
84'BUSSAGLIA (France) sees an effort go off target.
15:36
81' BUSSAGLIA (in) comes off the bench to replace LE SOMMER (out) (France)
15:31
76' MOORE (in) comes off the bench to replace CHAPMAN (out) (England)
15:30
75'LE SOMMER (France) sees an effort go off target.
15:28
73'BRONZE (England) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on NECIB (France).
15:27
72'LE SOMMER (France) sees one of her shots blocked.

LYG - Player of the Match

Forward

Statistics

Ball possession
58
%
42

Attempts

16Attempts3
4On-Target1
7Off-Target2
5Blocked0

Disciplinary

8Fouls Committed8
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

6Corners3
0Offsides0
8Free kicks8
1Saves3

Line-ups

France
FranceFRA
England
EnglandENG
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
68'
(C)
81'
10
12
71'
12
14
87'
76'
17
23
61'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
7
71'
10
87'
11
76'
13
81'
15
18
17
18
61'
20
19
22
22
68'
CoachCoach
Philippe BERGEROO (FRA)Mark SAMPSON (WAL)

Match Facts

Moncton

Moncton Stadium

SSI Err

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 20° CTemperature
  • 25 m/sWind
  • 70 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Thalia MITSI
    Greece
    GreeceGRE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Chrysoula KOUROMPYLIA (GRE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Angela KYRIAKOU (CYP)
  • Fourth official: Michelle PYE (CAN)

Groups

Group F
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
France
FRA
32016246
England
ENG
32014316
Colombia
COL
31114314
Mexico
MEX
301228-61

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